Cornish used Hayes Award to Present Research at Australian and New Zealand Studies Conference

Graduate Student Emily Cornish is writing her thesis on the place of Oceanic tattoo in Lisa Reihana’s In Pursuit of Venus [infected] and Joseph Dufour et Cie’s Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique under the supervision of Matthew Rarey and Associate Professor Jennifer Johung.

Art History Featured in L&S In Focus

The Department of Art History was featured in the March 2016 edition of the College of Letters & Science In Focus monthly newsletter.

History of Modern Design Explores Green Furniture from the Chipstone Foundation

Assistant Professor Kay Wells’s History of Modern Design class (ARTHIST 368) explored green furniture from the Chipstone Foundation on Wednesday, March 24th.

Armstrong and Cecere in the Haggerty Museum of Art Newsletter

This semester the Haggerty Museum of Art is hosting three outstanding interns from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Abby Armstrong and Marianna Cecere are both students in UWM’s Department of Art History Program, while Adam Meister is a student in the ArtsECO program run by UWM’s Peck School of the Arts Department of Art & Design.

Art Exposé: Kay Wells

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Dada Fair

On March 7th, Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer’s ARTHIST 465: Dada and Surrealist Art students participated in a Dada Fair, held at the UWM Art History Gallery.

Collection Spotlight for March

Collection Spotlight! This monthly news item highlights an object from the permanent collection with descriptive and interpretive information.

Rockefeller’s Guernica and the Collection of Modern Copies

Author: K.L.H. Wells, Assistant Professor Published in: Journal of the History of Collections (257-277) Published by: Oxford University Press Year: 2015 More information 

A fragmented past: (re)constructing antiquity through 3D artefact modelling and customised structured light scanning at Athienou-Malloura, Cyprus

Author: Derek B. Counts, Professor (with E. W. Averett [Creighton University] and Kevin Garstki [UWM]) Published in: Antiquity 90 (pp. 206-218) Year: 2016 More Information 

Fontaine posts Tumblr Blog for UWM Special Collections

Our Art History graduate field worker Cameron Fontaine posted a Tumblr blog today on our current exhibition “Ampersand: Design and Prints by Jillian Noble.”